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Date Added: Fri 31/05/2024

Assistant Accountant

Welwyn Garden City, UK
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Company: REED

Job Type: Permanent, FullTime

Salary: £36,000 - £40,000 per annum, Inc benefits

Assistant Accountant

£36-40k depending on experience

Welwyn Garden City - Hybrid

We are recruiting for an experienced Assistant Accountant to support the Financial Controller to administer and support with accounts up to Trial Balance. This role is working for a well-established business, who are an international, manufacturing and distribution company with their head office based in Welwyn Garden City. Established over ten years ago, they are a market leader in their field.

Are you an experienced Assistant Accountant looking for a new permanent role? This is a great permanent opportunity.


  • Accounts Receivable:
    • Create new Customer accounts in line with company policy, performing the necessary credit checks and credit insurance application
    • Generate and send out credit notes and customer statements
    • Credit Control, research and resolve any payment discrepancies, investigate and resolve customer queries, collect and allocate payments, perform account reconciliations
    • Weekly reporting of Aged Debt to Management,  keeping a track of any credits due and invoices in query
    • Administer HSBC Invoice Financing (IF) system, ensuring the bank are notified of new customers and insurance endorsements. Regularly review credit limits against Customer debt to ensure compliance.
    • Upload and reconcile invoices via IF weekly, reconciling to the IF bank accounts monthly

Supporting Financial Controller:

  • Monthly Accounts up to Trial Balance, including:
    • Accruals
    • Prepayments
    • Balance Sheet Reconciliations
    • Fixed Asset Register
  • Assisting in the preparation of weekly management reports, including Cashflow and Aged Debtors

Skills and Responsibilities

2+ years' experience in a similar role

AAT or PQ CIMA/ACCA/QBEDynamics 365 is desirable but not essentialStrong computer skills and proficient in ExcelAbility to work well individually and within a team


  • Annual bonus scheme depending on the success of the business.
  • Flexible working hours, hybrid working. 2 days WFH

If this sounds like the role for you, then please apply now for immediate consideration. 

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